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FAUSTINA THE ELDER BRONZE AE SESTERTIUS – POSTHUMOUS DIVA FAUSTINA ISSUE WITH AETERNITAS HOLDING PHOENIX – CHOICE XF NGC GRADED ROMAN IMPERIAL COIN (Inv. 8239)

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ROMAN EMPIRE.  FAUSTINA THE ELDER, WIFE OF ANTONINUS PIUS (died 141 AD)
Bronze AE Sestertius, 25.32 g.  Struck under Antoninus Pius ca. 146-161 as a commemorative posthumous issue.
Obv. DIVA FAVSTINA, draped bust of Faustina right.
Rev. AETERNITAS, Aeternitas holding Phoenix on globe.
RIC 1105(a); Cohen 12; BMC 149
NGC graded CHOICE XF, Strike 5/5, Surface 3/5, lt. smoothing noted, NGC # 4166146-002.